EU-programmes – Discover the opportunities for the public sector


Virtual meeting (link will be communicated at a later date)



09:00 Virtual meeting opens – log on and interactive activities

Moderator: Simon Pickard, Science Business

09:15 Welcome

09:25 Opening address by the Norwegian Minister of Research and Higher Education, Henrik Asheim

09:35 Horizon Europe and Erasmus+ beyond 2021: Main novelties for public sector

Deputy Director-General Ms Viviane Hoffmann, DG EAC, European Commission

Deputy Director-General Patrick Child, DG RTD, European Commission

10:10 Questions and answers

State secretary Aase Marthe Johansen Horrigmo and Deputy Director-General Patrick Child

10:30 Possibilities and challenges: How to mobilise and benefit from the next generation of EU programmes?

Thoughts/Pitches from

Morten Wolden, Municipal Director, Trondheim Municipality

Anita Lindahl Trosdahl, Senior Adviser, City of Oslo

Thea Forsberg, KS – The Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL) (TBC)

Moderated discussion

11:10 Final words

11:15 End


To confirm your participation, please register here by 10 November 2020.






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